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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 422–481.
Published: 01 August 2021
... by their titles. The trilogy is the consummation of Coetzee's meditations on analogy and linguistic skepticism; on the ontological status of fictions; on the eschatological impulsion of writing; and on memory's capacity for true recognitions that have no empirical basis. The trilogy presents us with a world...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to ontological resonance, the attunement of things with one another, the deep analogies that constitute the underlying structure of the world. Imagination is thus fundamental to the good, or ethical, life. For its disciplined exercise relieves us of what Simone Weil calls the “Ring of Gyges”: the refusal...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 334–350.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of an analogical model of valuing that, as Dora Zhang has shown, shaped the response of novelists (James, Proust, and Woolf) to the same dilemma that modernist poets were facing. The essay closes with a reading of section XII of “An Ordinary Evening in New Haven” as a demonstration of Stevens's analogical mode...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 325–344.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Métaphysiques cannibales of 2009, was laid in the 1970s by the controversial French anthropologists Pierre and Hélène Clastres. It is argued that the Clastres took the intellectual practices of Guarani shamans and prophets as analogous to the those of ancient Greek philosophers but also as sharply critical...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 August 2008
... should be to occasion (and experience) surprise. Like Arendt, we should candidly express “the bliss of thought” as we think and write. On this basis, the political arena can become “a space for self-analysis and (by analogy with psychoanalysis) continuous rebirth.” And it is only on this basis, Kristeva...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 405–414.
Published: 01 August 2018
... critically about the uses of historical analogy in a politically charged setting. Presenting the voice of a student, William Simpson, “When History Meets Politics” highlights the importance of discussions that happen beyond the instructor’s hearing. Simpson’s account underscores the potentially...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 5–8.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Ana Almeida In this guest column, the author argues against Wittgenstein's aphorism that the human body is the best picture of the human soul. Such a picture, she shows, would have to include all that a person is, in some sense, inseparable from. Drawing from Plato's analogy between city and soul...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 464–483.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., analogous institutional paradigms, and authors' own memories of captivity have gradually declined in influence. Although not wholly absent, their place has been taken by an emphasis on intergenerational trauma, international relations (especially those involving the 1995 commemoration of the end of the war...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 117–122.
Published: 01 January 2011
... is she that bifurcation, ofconceptual form same analogy by parison com by comparison resemblance and perspectivist respectively, as perspectivalist or politics its the in Guinea New relationships.” but viewpoints individual not switches person a . . . relations of universe...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 286–310.
Published: 01 April 2003
... hand, Condillac laments the highly figurative language of Buffon, he on the other hand uses any number of metaphorical comparisons in his own writings and, furthermore, pro- poses analogy as the principle of correct reasoning. The issue I raise is less...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 January 2016
...) mother’s sewing his from someone lifted that kind the kind, (notaneedle hypodermic the around passed schoolyard, onthe lunchtime during group boys, of whicha in grade, fifth in was it think I ago, years fifty from scene but tautology. Iremembera analogy here not with dealing...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 299–300.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and reality, is not primarily a relation of analogy, since the analogy between the two orders is insinuated by other, nonanalogical relations—those of continuity and proximity between the brushstrokes of the painting and the lines of the garden. Even if Gilles Deleuze is not mentioned in Badir's book...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 214–222.
Published: 01 April 2014
... they together taken and phrase, amusical to akin as regarded be each should shesays, entries, Her numbered contribution. important most whatfor me Zwicky’s is lies herein and obvious, notis contentdeeper analogy butof music, the and language between ously obvi is observation...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 87–103.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Difference, Identity, Feminism: Practising 1996 were making comparisons based on moral analogy. moral on based comparisons making were migrants Hagen...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 137–155.
Published: 01 January 2003
... spousal duty to honor Christ as hus- band: “If a king takes the daughter of a poor laborer as wife, and she leaves him and goes off with villains, she would be considered a great whore.”26 In all of these analogies, the emphasis is on God...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 180–187.
Published: 01 January 2012
... , , then, to entertain an analogy. analogy. an entertain to , then, in any space or context orcontext space any in - 2010...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., Kapferer argues that the concept of the partible or dividual person can work as a “comparative principle” by analogy with what is more explicit in Dumont’s use of hierarchy, insofar as the concept presumes a comparison with other constructions of personhood. So it did not just spring from Melanesia...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., in (and aftermath its painting in Manet’sexperiment painting.” labeledhave “modernist critics which Manet,” with begin thatto seemed experimentation the “aesthetic marks conflict analogous life.” Hethat notes political and cultural, intellectual, in mitments...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 323–324.
Published: 01 May 2016
... “the being poet, ofthe other. each to mind But nothe relationship having experiences are gasses two the analogy, dioxide.”this In sulphur and oxygen containing ber cham a into introduced is platinum filiated placewhenabit offinely takes which Talent,” action the analogy...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 January 2023
... light on what is at stake in the past. We need to emphasize that those past phenomena exist in their context as our understandings of phenomena exist in our contexts. We need something like a theory of proportional or analogous reasoning. In other words, we do not argue that antique efforts to rid...